This project's funding goal was not reached on March 16, 2016.
This project's funding goal was not reached on March 16, 2016.
Do you have a passion for fashion? Do you want to learn how to be a fashion designer but don't have access to a school fashion program due to budget cuts? Are your dreams of a career in fashion being limited because you don’t have the time or money to attend a college or university?
SnapFashun is the solution! The SnapFashun Online Program will offer a Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced online series of video tutorials that will help make your fashion dreams come alive!
Have you always wanted to design your own fashion line but didn't know where to start? Introducing SnapFashun! A fun, affordable and user friendly program for facilitating your designs.
Our software works together with Adobe Illustrator CC to provide an interactive reference library as well as browser to store and retrieve the huge database of sketches. All SnapFashun Libraries contain thousands of sketches that can be snapped together, manipulated, altered and resized, so you can develop your own designs for collection portfolios, trend boards, mood boards, pattern cards, concept boards, line sheets and more!
Too many schools (particularly High Schools) have cut back on their fashion programs or eliminated them completely due to budget cuts. As well, many independent designers don't know how to start designing their own lines or simply don't have the time or money to go to a College or University fashion program. We want to bring fashion design to everybody! The teenager who always dreamed of being a fashion designer, the DIY and home sewing professionals, the fashionista that wants to design great fashion and not just wear it. We don't accept limits on inspiration to one of the biggest career paths in the world due to time and budget constraints.
The SnapFashun Program will offer a Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced online series of video tutorials that will help make your fashion dreams come alive!
SnapFashun has amassed one of the world's largest databases of fashion flats that cover all aspects of fashion. A SnapFashun flat allows for faster design generation that is fun, easy and affordable. Designers can produce more efficient designs that travel seamlessly from design room to patternmaker to production tables.
SnapFashun is very user-friendly. All sketches in the library are arranged by category (e.g., dresses, collars, pants, sleeves, etc) and are named according to apparel-industry standards. This provides a wonderful opportunity for you to learn fashion terminology while designing your fashion line. The Program allows you to build a particular design from its inspiration to the final production.
There are currently 6 SnapLibraries. Each SnapLibrary contains thousands of sketches across many different folders of fashion categories such as accessories, croquis, dresses, pockets, and many many more.
The women’s Collection Suite is composed of all the basic silhouettes and details that are the foundation of all women’s fashion. All sketches allow for easy manipulation, alteration, and the interchanging of components for accurate design creation. There are thousands of sketches to begin your own library of fashion designs. The Women's SnapLibrary includes the following:
SnapFashun’s Croquis & Sketchpad
Details: Accessories, Closures & Fastenings, Collars, Lapels, Cuffs, Flounces & Ruffles, hemlines, Necklines, Plackets, Bibs, Pockets, Sleeves, Trims, Waistbands.
Items: Blouses, Shirts, Bodysuits, Halters, Jumpsuits, Rompers, Dresses, Jackets, Pants, Sets, Skirts, Shorts, Tops, Intimate Apparel, Vests, Strapless, Suits, Swimwear, Tanks.
The Men’s Collection Suite is composed of items and components selected to act as a substructure for all your menswear and young men’s needs. All sketches allow for easy manipulation, alteration, and the interchanging of components for accurate design creation. There are thousands of sketches to begin your own library of fashion designs. The Men's SnapLibrary includes the following:
Details: Accessories, Closures & Fastenings, Collars, Lapels, Cuffs, Flounces & Gathers Necklines, Pockets, Sleeves, Trims, Waistbands.
Items: Jackets, Pants, Shirts, Shorts, Swimwear, Tops, T-Shirts, Vests.
The Costume Library contains hundreds of sketches of historical items and details. It also features silhouette croquis from the periods covering 1800-1980 as well as prints that include tartans, Pucci abstracts, skins, and tie-dye that you can drop into your completed sketches. The Costume SnapLibrary includes the following:
Details: Accessories, Necklines, Collars, Pockets, Prints, Sleeves, Trims, Undergarments
Items: Silhouettes, Croquis, costumes, 18th Century designs, 19th Century Designs, 20th Century Designs (20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s).
The Kids Collection is an integral library of items that range from infant to pre-teen girls. Items have been selected for their unique longevity in the industry acting as a perfect compliment to the SnapFashun Women's Library. SnapFashun's Croquis and sketchpads
Items: Blouses, bottoms, details, dresses, jackets, rompers, 2-piece sets, swimwear, tops and vests.
The In-Store Library will allow you to create your own store layouts or choose from existing ones filled with fixtures and mannequins. Also, add items from any of the SnapFashun Libraries (Women's, Men's, Kid's, etc.) onto mannequins or wall displays to create a three dimensional look to the floor plan. The In-Store SnapLibrary includes the following: complete store backdrops & layouts, floor and wall fixtures, hanging merchandise and mannequins.
The Handbag Collection is the perfect way to accessorize your designs and includes the following:
Details: Handle tabs, drawstrings, handles, pockets, pullers
Items: Clutches, double handle, drawstring, flaps, frames, hobos, totes, satchels & shoulders
A Sketchbook is a category file with a proprietary .snap extension. Each Sketchbook contains multiple sketches that can be used in Illustrator. There are over 250 Sketchbook files available in the plug-in containing thousands of individual sketches.
Whether design, visual merchandising or marketing is your focus passion, our program offers you a great fashion solution. In a few minutes you can download the plug-in to Adobe Illustrator CC to have access to thousands of garments styles, accessories and visual merchandising components. Click, drag and drop your way to take them apart and reconfigure them for your fashion objectives.
Designs can be detailed, right down to the last button, to ensure the apparel line is a cohesive and harmonious grouping of style and color. Once the designs are finished and become ready for production, your designs can be sent to manufacturers.
From the runway to the retail selling floor, SnapFashun makes fashion design a ‘snap’! The ease of use of SnapFashun not only results in quicker design turn-around times, but sketches can also easily and accurately be converted to pattern making. From trim details, zippers, buttons, appliqués and more, SnapFashun’s vector sketches make it easy to interchange important styling details from one garment to another and allows the user to modify every line that comprises a sketch – the variations are limited only by your imagination.
Thank you so much for supporting us! Any pledge is welcomed and greatly appreciated, no matter how big or small.
SnapFashun is not only about creating great designs; it’s also about sharing them. So, what are you waiting for? Tell your friends, Snap, Like, Share, Pin, Comment, Post, Tweet… or simply hashtag #snapfashun
As with any software, SnapFashun needs to be updated on a regular basis to work seamlessly with Adobe illustrator on both OS X and Windows operating systems. In addition, our courses will require new content as the fashion industry and user experiences are constantly changing.
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